Daily Archives: October 22, 2018

Oakland County Reporting Uptick In Legionnaires’ Cases « Detroit News Watch

PONTIAC (AP) — Health officials in a suburban Detroit county are reporting an increase in confirmed Legionnaires’ disease cases. The Oakland County Health Division says Monday that there have been 52 cases of the disease so far this year. There were 47 in 2017. Legionnaires’ disease is contracted by breathing in water droplets contaminated with the bacterium Legionella. Symptoms typically ...

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Prepared Salad Recalled At Walmart, Whole Foods & Trader Joe’s « Detroit News Watch

(CBS News/CBS Local)– Possibly contaminated corn is behind a slew of recalls involving prepared salads sold by major retailers including Walmart, Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s. GHSE, a Green Cove Springs, Florida company, is recalling 738 pounds of ready-to-eat salads that contain corn that may be contaminated with salmonella and listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection ...

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Rihanna Turns Down Super Bowl Halftime Show In Support Of Kaepernick « Detroit News Watch

Singer Rihanna reportedly turned down the Super Bowl halftime show to support former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Entertainment Tonight reports that Rihanna was the front-runner, but she decided to pass due to the ongoing situation regarding players kneeling during the national anthem, which Kaepernick started in 2016. Rihanna reportedly does not agree with the NFL’s policy. The Super Bowl routinely ...

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The SOS Race, ‘Boy Gov’ and Sprint to the Finish Line « Detroit News Watch

Southfield (Detroit News Watch) – With voters heading to the polls on Nov. 6 the MICHIGAN MATTERS roundtable zeroed in on several high profile races including Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State and U.S. Senate. Former Michigan Gov. James Blanchard, dubbed “Boy Governor” when he took over in the 1980s, compared running for office today to back then. Oakland County Executive ...

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